TWU's Anderson receives Doherty Award

Mary E. Anderson, PhD

Aug. 2, 2023 – DENTON – Mary E. Anderson, professor of chemistry and biochemistry in the Texas Woman’s University School of the Sciences, has been named winner of the Wilfred T. Doherty Award for 2023 by the American Chemical Society.

The Doherty Award is given for excellence in chemical research or chemistry teaching, meritorious service to ACS, new chemical methodology (for the industry), solution of pollution problems and advances in curative or preventive chemotherapy.

Anderson received her BA in chemistry from Hollins University in 1977 and PhD in biochemistry from Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences (now Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences) in 1983. She has been with TWU since 2003, has published 63 papers, been granted six US patents, and authored more than 100 abstracts.

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